ca. 1560 Louise de Clermont, comtesse de Tonnerre, duchesse d’Uzès by François Clouet

Her French-language Wikipedia article, with this image, is here. The image was made lighter by gogm.

What a dress! It has a vee neckline in the Italian style and she appears to be wearing either a wrap or an over-bodice gathered under jeweled clasps. The veil resembles some seen later in the century.

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